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Old 28th October 2006, 13:21
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Default smtpd.key pass phrase? LAMP FC6

Hi

I have followed your tutorial on howtoforge.com regarding Installing A LAMP System With Fedora Core 6.

All is well until step 10, postfix. when I got to this step:
openssl genrsa -des3 -rand /etc/hosts -out smtpd.key 1024
It asked for a pass phrase. See output below:

[root@patrol ssl]# openssl genrsa -des3 -rand /etc/hosts -out smtpd.key 1024
282 semi-random bytes loaded
Generating RSA private key, 1024 bit long modulus
.........................................++++++
.................................................. ........++++++
e is 65537 (0x10001)
Enter pass phrase for smtpd.key:

What do I enter?

Thanks - Brent
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Old 28th October 2006, 15:39
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Thats up to you. You shall enter a new password
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Old 28th October 2006, 21:50
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what an idiot i was - rereading the output it does say to enter a password 4 to 8191 characters.
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